As national eviction ban expires, a look at who rents and who owns in the U.S.
Renters headed 36% of U.S. households in 2019. Young people, racial and ethnic minorities, and those with lower incomes are more likely to rent.
Those on ideological right favor fewer COVID-19 restrictions in most advanced economies
Those on the political right are more likely to say there should have been fewer public activity restrictions during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Americans’ views about billionaires have grown somewhat more negative since 2020
A growing share of U.S. adults say it’s a bad thing for the country that some people have personal fortunes of a billion dollars or more.
Religious Americans less likely to believe intelligent life exists on other planets
In the U.S., highly religious adults are much more skeptical about the possibility of extraterrestrial life than those who are less religious.
6 key takeaways about the state of the news media in 2020
We’ve updated our series of fact sheets on the U.S. news media industry. Here are some key findings about the state of the industry in 2020.
Rising shares of U.S. adults know someone who is transgender or goes by gender-neutral pronouns
Americans’ comfort levels with using gender-neutral pronouns to refer to someone have remained static since 2017.
Hispanic and Black News Media Fact Sheet
News media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States – Blacks and Hispanics – have been a consistent part of the American news landscape.
Digital News Fact Sheet
In the U.S., roughly nine-in-ten adults (93%) get at least some news online (either via mobile or desktop), and the online space has become a host for the digital homes of both legacy news outlets and new, “born on the web” news outlets.
State of the News Media methodology
The State of the News Media fact sheets use a range of different methodologies to study the health of the U.S. news industry, including custom analysis of news audience behavior, secondary analysis of industry data and direct reporting to solicit information unavailable elsewhere.
Immigrants in U.S. experienced higher unemployment in the pandemic but have closed the gap
With the economic recovery gaining momentum, unemployment among immigrants is about equal with that of U.S.-born workers.
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